On a freezing January evening and with its scheduled arrival into Chicago gradually getting later, the eastbound Empire Builder with a Fakebonnet rescue locomotive slams through Rondout as the eve... (more)
A late Amtrak 8 makes a short stop at the Glenview Metra/Amtrak station with BNSF 744 in the lead. Many railfans were present at the station for this oddball leader.
After being held in Flagstaff for an hour due to other train traffic, BNSF 744 races west through the s-curve at Bellemont, AZ leading a westbound oil train.
Norfolk Southern train 16E idles in Kimball, Ohio just east of Bellevue led by BNSF 744, a C44-9W still wearing the paint of its original owner, the Santa Fe. After waiting for 18N to pass, 16E wi... (more)
Norfolk Southern Train 16E, lead by BNSF C44-9W 744, passes the calm countryside of northern Ohio on the NS Toledo District. These units are known as "Fakebonnets" to many railfans due t... (more)
Coming down the south side of Napavine Hill, approaching Avery Road crossing. A caution board is in place on account of a bridge replacement project at Antrim Road overpass a mile or so back up th... (more)
A war bonnet paired with the BNSF #329 B unit climb around a hilltop curve and pass through the town of Napavine, Washington with a shuttle train bound for Longview Junction.
In a driving rain, Warbonnet painted 744 heads North with an empty unit sulphur train.
A crewman hitches a ride on Warbonnet 744 and guides it to the Denver engine servicing facility.
There were a couple of westbounds that slowed this eastbound down, so I got to twiddle my tumbs while standing on the Highway 197 bridge waiting for this one to get moving again. Not recommended ... (more)
With a UP crew on board, a BNSF Railway Provo, UT to Stockton, CA trackage rights manifest departs Salt Lake City for Nevada and California.
Sporting the legendary red & silver warbonnet, BNSF Dash 9 744 drops a westbound loaded vehicle train down into Caliente. The autoracks can be seen at two levels above the power showing just how m... (more)
Showing a touch of class BNSF sends this Westbound manifest over the hill with warbonet Dash 9 744 on the point. BNSF 744 west is passing MP 375.7 near Warren on UP's Mojave Sub.